CASA GRANDE — With a proven lifestyle change program, a workshop offered by the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension program of Pinal County will help people learn healthy behaviors.

The program can cut in half the risk of developing diabetes, according a press release.

The diabetes prevention program is a year-long effort with sessions twice held a month for the first three months, then twice a month for the next three months and once a month for the final six months.

The first session is on Monday, Nov. 30, from 10 to 11 a.m.

To be eligible for the program, participants must be at least 18 years old and have a diagnosis of prediabetes or be eligible by a simple questionnaire.

In-person sessions will be held at 820 E. Cottonwood Lane, Suite C and online through Zoom.

To register, contact Esmeralda Castillo, program coordinator, through email at ecastill@cals.arizona.edu or by calling 836-5221, ext. 244.

Space is limited.

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Melissa St. Aude is the Arts & Entertainment editor at PinalCentral. She can be reached at mstaude@pinalcentral.com.